Northumberland Christmas Guide

Northumberland at Christmas time is truly magical. Exploring different towns, shopping for unique gifts from independent shops and of course, how could we forget, taking in the stars on those glorious dark nights. 
When staying with us during the festive period, we make sure all of our properties are decked out with Christmas trees to make sure you’re truly feeling in the spirit of the season. So, if you’re staying with us throughout December and are wanting to experience even more Christmas cheer, here’s our list of festive events close to our properties.
Ice Rink at Matfen Hall
Not far from Roses Bower or Shellbraes Farmhouse and Studio, Matfen Hall will be hosting an ice rink across December. Enjoy magical evening skating along with friends, or achieve the ultimate Christmas date goals. 
Hexham Christmas Market 9th December 
Hexham Abbey will be the location of Hexham’s Christmas Market which is only a 2 minute walk away from the Hexham House Apartments. Explore the many stands filled with delicious food, gift items and sweet treats. 
Hexham Magical Music Trail 
Can you spot all the Christmas song lyrics in shop windows around Hexham? Take part in this musical trail while exploring the town. Take part in this festive activity while staying in Seal Cottage, perfect way to get those steps in as well! 
Corbridge Singalong 
On the 9th December, head along to St Andrew’s Church, Corbridge for Christmas sing along with guest musicians covering classic carols.  
Kielder Winter Wonderland 
Explore the wonderful Kielder Winter Wonderland, with a number of festive treats for you and the whole family to enjoy. It has all the aspects of Christmas you love to see including Santa’s workshop, reindeers and meeting the big man himself! This will be perfect if you are staying in The Byres, The Steadings or Charlton Gate. 
Alnwick Garden and Lilidorei 
Alnwick Garden put together a truly spectacular Winter Light Trail that will make for the perfect Christmas day out for those staying with us. Alnwick is a bit of a drive from our properties but is really worth the travel. You have to visit the Christmas town of Lilidorei before heading home, we insist! 
Newcastle Christmas Market 
Explore the city, catch up on some shopping and enjoy the Christmas market. Filled with lots of lovely local traders you can experience some great Newcaste food including Pablo Eggsaboa, the best breakfast meal around! 

What are you getting up to around Christmas in Northumberland? Let us know and we can add it to our list! Make sure to browse our properties here and get booked in for you Christmas stay:

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